Doing regular exercises is very important for a healthy life. Regular exercise is good for health and doing regular exercise with an advisor or trainer is much better. Main purposes of doing exercises include to maintain body weight, to maintain shape, to improve cardiovascular and respiratory health and to obtain anti-aging effects.
There are many good fitness clubs and studios in Myanmar. In this article, I will introduce you with a few top fittness studios in Yangon.
Although Real Fitness is a bit expensive, it is still one of the best fitness studios in Yangon. It is located in No. 20, Pearl Street, Golden Valley Ward, Bahan Towhship, Yangon. Opening time is from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm for Monday to Friday and from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm for weekends and public holidays.
There are Wi-Fi access, air-conditioning, non-smoking area and parking space. It is a two storey fitness club equipped with state-of-the-art equipments and facilities. There are also aerobic studios. The first floor is mainly for cardio and strength. The second floor is for group exercise and spinning studios. There are also events everyday.
Another branch of this studio is located on Mayangone township. In this branch, you can enjoy modern equipments and facilities, sauna, Wi-Fi access, air conditioning, and in addition its own café which is specialised in nutrition-based meals and beverages. It is also popular for its personal trainging program. The address is No.68, Taw Win Road, 9 Mile, Mayangone Township, Yangon. Opening time is exactly the same as the one from Golden Valley.
The price range for this studio is about 25 US$ for a one-day visit of a person.
Balance Fitness is also a popular fitness studio in Yangon. It is located in No. 64 (G), Kyitewind Pagoda Road, Mayangone Township, Yangon and its another branch is located in No. 103, corner of University Avenue Road and Thanlwin Street, Bahan Township, Yangon. Opening time is from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm for the whole week.
In this studio, you can also enjoy state-of-the-art equipments and facilities and modern decorations. You can also enjoy group classes, aerobic studios, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, nutrition bar, relaxation zone, private studios, personal training service and personal nutrition plans. There are also indoor rock climbing, weight lifting, cardio or an instructor-led classes.
For membership, there are 3 stages including silver, gold and platinum. Price range for a day pass is about 20 US$.
Active gym is relatively small but fully equipped with smartphone app-equipped machines, cardio and yoga studio. It is located at the corner of 10th Street and Strand Road, Lanmadaw township, Yangon. Price for day passes (currently with 50% discount) is 10 US$.
Body-Mind-Strength Fitness Centre
BMS fitness centre is also a fully stocked gym with cardio section, yoga studios, aerobics classes, dance and spinning classes and a juice bar. There are also saunas, steam rooms and jacuzzi tubs in the locker rooms. Price for day pass is 7 US$ during happy hours (Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm) and 10 US$ outside of happy hours. It is located in No.131, C-001, Shwe Pyi Aye Condo, on the corner of Bagayar Road and Shwe Pyi Aye Street, Sanchaung township, Yangon. Opening time is 6:30 am to 9:00 pm.
Other famous fitness studios in Yangon include fitness centres from Sedona Hotel, Trader Hotel, Sule Shangrela Hotel, International Health & Beauty Centre (IHBC).